Psychiatry in China & Hong Kong

Psychiatry in China & Hong Kong

30th January - 10th February 2018

Regular price Deposit for this tour: £950 Sale

In this tour you will gain a unique understanding of the history and recent growth of psychiatric healthcare within China and Hong Kong. Accompanied by an experienced UK tour leader and local guide, the tour travels from Shanghai to Hong Kong, visiting a variety of psychiatric hospitals and rehab clinics, receiving lectures from, and having discussions with professionals at these centres. You will be a part of a group of like-minded colleagues, creating the environment for interesting discussions and debates.

The tour will be complemented with a superb cultural programme: visit the Master of the Nets Garden, the Panda Research Centre, and cycle through the picturesque rural villages of Guilin. 

Full Tour Price: £3,150 | Dates: 30/01/2018 - 10/02/2018 | Duration: 12 days

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Itinerary

Tuesday 30th January: London - Shanghai (D)

Board flight from London. Arrive in Shanghai, meet your local guide and transfer to the hotel. 
Enjoy a city tour, followed by a welcome dinner.

Wednesday 31st January: Shanghai (B/L/D)

Visit a local psychiatric hospital for an introduction and tour of the departments. 
Visit the Bund, People’s Square and French Concession.

Thursday 1st February: Shanghai - Suzhou (B/L/D)

Drive to Suzhou, visit Master of the Nets Garden and the silk factory.

Friday 2nd February: Suzhou - Nanjing (B/L/D)

High speed train to Nanjing and transfer to the hotel.
Visit a district level psychiatric hospital.

Saturday 3rd February: Nanjing - Chengdu (B/L/D)

Visit Xuan Wu Lake, and Ming Dynasty city wall. Visit City Wall.
Fly to Chengdu in the afternoon.

Sunday 4th February: Chengdu (B/L/D)

Visit the Panda Research Centre. 
Explore the Old City & Wen Shu Temple.

Monday 5th February: Chengdu (B/L/D) 

Visit a psychiatric rehabilitation centre and Traditional Chinese Medicine hospital.
Enjoy a delicious hot pot dinner.

Tuesday 6th February: Chengdu - Guilin (B/L/D)

Fly to Guilin, transfer to the hotel. 

Wednesday 7th February: Guilin (B/L/D)

Scenic cruise along Li River to Yangshuo, home to dramatic mountain landscapes.

Thursday 8th February: Guilin (B/L/D)

Cycle ride through picturesque local villages.
Meet with a village health worker.

Friday 9th February: Chengdu - Hong Kong (B/L/D)

Drive to Guilin airport, take flight to Shenzhen and a bus to Hong Kong. 
Visit a community psychiatric hospital. 

Saturday 10th February: Honk Kong - London (B/L/D) 

Half day city tour of HK.
Evening flight to UK.

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    The cost includes

    • Accommodation in twin bedded rooms with private facilities
    • Meals as per the itinerary
    • All transport services within China and Hong Kong
    • Pre-trip briefing meeting in London
    • Comprehensive briefing notes
    • The services of a UK tour leader throughout the trip
    • Local guides throughout the tour
    • A full programme of visits and excursions as per the itinerary
    • All admission fees where applicable as specified in the itinerary

    The cost excludes

    • International flights
    • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
    • All personal extras such as tips, porterage, laundry, inoculation fees and drinks
    • Any optional excursions, tours and visits
    • Travel insurance

     

     

    Please note that all itineraries in China are subject to change according to local conditions. Due to the nature of the tour, spaces are limited. We will hold a briefing meeting in London one month prior to departure where you will be able to meet your tour leader and fellow travellers as well as learn more about the places to be visited.